Belgium's racist party wants to ban headscarved drivers

Belgium's racist and anti-Islam party has been suggested that veil reduce the driver's ability of the sight of the and hear.

Belgium's racist party wants to ban headscarved drivers

World Bulletin/News Desk

Belgium's racist and anti-Islam party Flaman Vlaams Belang presented to the Parliament a draft law to ban the use of cars by headscarved women.

In the draft presented by Vlaams Belang's former president Filip Dewinter and his colleagues, it has been suggested that veil reduce the driver's ability of the sight of the  and hear.

Dewinter said drivers talking on the phone, to write messages and  to eat at the wheelm not permitted for safety reasons and he was argued that the same ban should apply to the headscarf cause it restricting the viewing angle.

In 2007 the racist Dutch Party for Freedom, led by Geert Wilders, attempt to banning headscarves for drivers for similar reasons but the initiative could not get results.

According to traffic experts scarf, hat and and similar clothes does not create any risk for drivers.

Meanwhile Flaman Vlaams Belang President Tom Van Grieken, in his speech  at the Flemish Region parliament in the session to discuss the Paris attacks, "We need to put everything's name right and we need to solve the root of the problem. The problem is Islam," he said.

Last Mod: 17 Ocak 2015, 15:31
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